Recent News and Articles

USAID WOSB Conference & SBAIC Member Success Story

Dec 16, 2014
By Jasmine Gould, Strategic Consulting Partners

In November 2014, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted an event that was geared towards Women Owned Small Businesses (WOSB). The conference was full of many enthusiastic, capable, and innovative women and men who are ready to support USAID’s mission of international development. USAID’s guest...

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Better health outcomes through integration; better project outcomes through learning and adaptation

Dec 16, 2014
By Elizabeth Bassan, Pangora Group

To tackle unacceptably low literacy rates and rising new HIV infections, the Government of Uganda has embraced an innovative strategy that integrates mother tongue reading instruction through the third grade with health and HIV/AIDS education in primary and secondary schools. This is part of the Government of Uganda’s...

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Ownership and Sustainability – The Foundation to Realizing Global Health

Dec 16, 2014
By Elvira Beracochea, Realizing Global Health

Numerous global health projects start well but the long-term results seldom live up to the good intentions.  The sad truth is, despite a huge influx of funds, many projects do not go beyond outputs and never actually improve the country’s health system. You can’t just throw money at this problem, but by working together to...

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WebFirst Android Mobile App for Asset Data Collection

Dec 16, 2014
By Sanjay Patel, WebFirst

Global community health workers have many challenges including burdensome workloads, weak pre-service education, poorly functioning patient management systems, and frequent low motivation. In many low resource countries, the health system infrastructure is not sufficiently developed to support the health issues of the...

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USAID/LIBERIA GOVERNANCE AND ECONOMIC MANAGEMENT SUPPORT PROJECT (USAID-GEMS) CONTRIBUTIONS TO RESPONDING TO THE EBOLA EPIDEMIC

Dec 16, 2014
By: David Colvin, IBI International

The five-year United States Agency for International Development Governance and Economic Management Support (USAID-GEMS) project provides technical assistance to improve performance through strengthening public sector capacity in Liberia. Awarded to IBI International (IBI), a Virginia based small woman-owned business, on...

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Dexis Awarded Global Health Program Cycle Improvement Project (GH Pro)

Dec 16, 2014
Oliver Subasinghe

Dexis Consulting Group and its partner, The QED Group, LLC, are implementing the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Global Health Program Cycle Improvement Project (GH Pro). GH Pro is an $84.2 million, five-year contract designed to support USAID operating units working on health-related...

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